First Posted 14:50:00 10/02/2008
Source of Article: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/nation/view/20081002-164201/Food-poisoning-downs-51-elderly-in-Capiz
The victims, members of
the Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) in that city complained of
severe stomach aches and headaches after eating chopsuey
(mixed vegetables) served during lunch at the
Twenty-five of the victims
were rushed to the
Cuevas also said that there were still an “undetermined number” of senior citizens who were sent home after a brief check-up with doctors.
The Capiz Provincial Health Office is currently conducting an investigation on the incident.
primary health centre Ramesh Tewari said so far 45 people have been provided medical aid while seven who are seriously ill were admitted to the PHC.
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